Archive for May, 2010

Town Meeting

May 25, 2010
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Ah, town meeting, that time of the year when a few hundred of Concord’s residents pack the CC auditorium, passing decisions that affect thousands.  Some results are good, others are bad, it’s all based on one’s point of view.  Judging on the fact that I think I was one of about three people under...
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CCHS exchange with Ecuador

May 18, 2010
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By Joy Wang Each year, CCHS sends some of its Spanish students on an exciting exchange trip to Ecuador, organized by Senor Pohl and Senora Desloges.  For two weeks in February, CC students stayed with host families in Quito, the capital city.  During the day, they went to school with their Ecuadorian host students...
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CCHS mourns Tyler Ryan

May 17, 2010
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On the evening April 29, Tyler Ryan, a junior at CCHS, took his own life. He leaves his parents, William and Martha (Stengel) Ryan, and his brother Chris, a ninth grader at The Fenn School, and sister Kendall, a seventh grader at Concord Middle School, as well as his grandmother, Ellie Stengel, two uncles,...
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On applying to college

May 17, 2010
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Depending on many factors – ranging from your secondary school education to your number of siblings, to how many times your parents have already experienced the college process, to the overbearing parent of your closest friend who openly discusses her anxieties with you about whether or not her child will be accepted to that...
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CCHS forges foreign exchange program with Turkmenistan

May 17, 2010
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Few high schools may claim involvement in international diplomacy, yet since April 2008, Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS) has fostered a relationship with Turkmenistan in conjunction with the U.S. State Department. The project has consisted of Turkmen exchange students attending CCHS, as well faculty trips to the Central Asian country, including one by CCHS teachers...
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World Comes Together for World Cup

May 17, 2010
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Get ready sports-lovers, because the event of the year is coming soon. For the first time ever, the Federation Internationale de Football (FIFA) World Cup will be held in an African city: Cape Town South Africa. The tournament happens every four years, and this will be nineteenth since 1930. Football, known as soccer in...
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A Worthwhile Date

May 12, 2010
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A Worthwhile Date

Not every married couple still goes on dates.  But Phil and Claire Foster, the most ordinary of married couples, make time every week to get away from the constant burden of going to work and taking care of their kids by going on a date.  They always eat at the same family restaurant and...
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Much Ado About Something

May 12, 2010
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This spring, CCHS is putting together a fresh take on the Shakespeare classic Much Ado About Nothing. Though the play was originally set in England, CCHS sees Much Ado relocate to Japan. After a war, Japan opens its gates to the English soldiers, marking an exciting period for everyone. An English prince named Claudio...
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Springing Out of Spring Sports

May 11, 2010
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by Katherine Barnes Spring sports are beginning to come to an end, which means it is time to take a look back at the season. CC has fielded strong teams this spring, and many have been very successful despite facing hardship. Below are some of the highlights. The boys’ tennis team, now an undefeated...
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